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Sherpa guide Kami Rita scales Mount Everest for 29th time, extending his own record again



Sherpa guide Kami Rita scales Mount Everest for 29th time, extending his own record again
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KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — One in every of biggest climbing guides on Mount Everest has scaled the world’s highest peak for the twenty ninth time, extending his personal file for many instances to the summit, expedition organizers stated Sunday.

Kami Rita reached the 8,849-meter (29,032-foot) peak at 7:25 a.m. native time Sunday together with different climbers, stated Mingma Sherpa of the expedition organizer Seven Summits Treks. He was reported in good well being and already on the best way all the way down to decrease camps.

Kami Rita had climbed Mount Everest twice final 12 months, setting the file for many climbs on the primary and including to it lower than per week later.

He and fellow Sherpa information Pasang Dawa have been competing with one another for the title of most climbs of the world’s highest peak. Pasang Dawa has 27 profitable ascents of the mountain.

Kami Rita first climbed Everest in 1994 and has been making the journey almost yearly since. He’s one in all many Sherpa guides whose experience and expertise are very important to the protection and success every year of overseas climbers who search to face on prime of the mountain.

His father was among the many first Sherpa guides. Along with his Everest climbs, Kami Rita has scaled a number of different peaks which might be among the many world’s highest, together with K2, Cho Oyu, Manaslu and Lhotse.

Mingma Sherpa stated the climate on the mountain was good and favorable for climbing to the summit.

The primary set of climbers reached Everest’s summit just some days in the past and there are a whole lot extra who can be making an attempt to rise up the mountain this month.

Nepalese authorities have issued a whole lot of climbing permits to overseas climbers, A minimum of as many native Sherpa guides can be accompanying them through the climbing season.

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